水鶏

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S
Irregular
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Noun[edit]

水鶏 (hiragana くいな, katakana クイナ, rōmaji kuina, historical hiragana くひな)

  1. a water rail
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as クイナ.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1
けい
Grade: S
on’yomi

(sui, water) +‎ (kei, chicken)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

水鶏 (hiragana すいけい, rōmaji suikei)

  1. a water rail

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Kunigami[edit]

Noun[edit]

水鶏 (fumira) (hiragana ふみら)

  1. a water rail

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Okinawan[edit]

Noun[edit]

水鶏 (hiragana くみらー, romaji kumirā)

  1. a water rail

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